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Literary studies: general

Hardcover. This guide to the literatures of Eastern Europe since 1945 includes an overview of literary themes and trends in historical context; a chronology of major political events; an A-Z section of articles on the most important and influential 700 writers; and an index. Series: Columbia Guides to Literature Since 1945. Num Pages: 512 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1DV; 3JJP; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1407. 8vo.Very good copy in clean dustwrapper
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0276031
ISBN
9780231114042

€ 35.00

Paperback. The incomplete autobiography of the writer and poet Louis MacNeice, contemporary and friend of Auden, Spender and Day Lewis. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGA; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 224. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHN0001245
ISBN
9780571118328

€ 4.64

Paperback. While the story is about a Chinese farmer, Pearl Buck is truly writing about a universal farmer, one who knows that his riches and security come from the good earth itself. She provides an insight into life in China and one of the first novels to reflect an ecological spirit. Series: Cliffs notes. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 4KLR; DSBH; DSK; YQE; YQZ. Category: (ES) Secondary; (UA) A / AS level; (UF) Further/Higher Education; (UU) Undergraduate; (XR) Revision / study guides. Dimension: 210 x 136 x 4. Weight in Grams: 70. Clean copy
Publisher
Cliffs Notes
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1974
Edition
Reissue
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0204609
ISBN
9780822005353

€ 17.95

Paperback. According to nineteenth-century racial uplift ideology, African American women served their race best as reformers and activists. This book examines the autobiographies of four women who diverged from that ideal and defended the legitimacy of their self-supporting wage labor. Num Pages: 240 pages, 5 illustrations, notes, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 281. Nice copy, with some shelfwear. Good to very good
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KST0026905
ISBN
9780807856482

€ 4.64

Paperback. Sex, fame and scandal in the theatrical, literary and social circles of late 18th-century England. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBD; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 384. Clean copy with some reader wear.
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Paperback Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTM0000476
ISBN
9780007164592

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A lively and provocative history of the great achievements of Irish poets from 1800 to the present day. Series: Cambridge Introductions to Literature. Num Pages: 258 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 530. 8vo. very good clean copy
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0286688
ISBN
9780521846738

€ 36.00

Paperback. Series: Casebook S. Num Pages: 237 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSK. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 141 x 216 x 13. Weight in Grams: 302. 8vo .Good copy
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1978
Edition
1978th Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0293733
ISBN
9780333215142

€ 17.95

Paperback. Examines the author's troubled relationship with his father, whose bullying and mental abuse have affected him profoundly throughout his life. It deals with the task he has undertaken to give voice to the voiceless: to express the unnerving pent-up emotions he was unable to express as a child. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJP; BGA; DSBH; DSC; HBTB; JHBK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 277. 8vo . Some light shelfwear otherwise a good copy.Signed and inscribed by the author
Publisher
Liverpool University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0280943
ISBN
9780853239475

€ 15.00

Hardcover. "The Plain Speaker" was the last great original work of William Hazlitt (1778-1830), the finest prose writer of the romantic period. This book contains essays that address key critical issues both in romantic studies and the poetics of prose. Editor(s): Paulin, Tom. Num Pages: 248 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 147 x 23. Weight in Grams: 496. "The Plain Speaker" was the last great original work of William Hazlitt (1778-1830), the finest prose writer of the romantic period. This book contains essays that address key critical issues both in romantic studies and the poetics of prose. Editor(s): Paulin, Tom. Num Pages: 248 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 147 x 23. Weight in Grams: 496. Good, clean copy. Minor shelf wear to covers
Publisher
Everyman's Library United Kingdom
Number of pages
248
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1928
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0004021
ISBN
9780631210566

€ 97.13
€ 17.95

Paperback. One of the finest British poets of this century, Roy Fuller was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, the C.B.E., and was elected to the Oxford Professorship of Poetry. The achievements of the late poet, novelist, critic and autobiographer are honoured here in essays and poems by writers who were his friends. Editor(s): Tolley, A.T. Num Pages: 137 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230. . Keywords: "Special Features - Used Books - Biography - Novelists, Poets & Playwrights - Poets,Special Features - Used Books - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - History & Criticism - Poetry & Poets,Subjects - Biography"
Publisher
Carleton University Press,Canada U.S.A.
Number of pages
137
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS0038618
ISBN
9780886292102

€ 19.99
€ 17.52

Paperback. In the "Poet to Poet" series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into their own work. Here, Douglas Dunn surveys Robert Browning. Series: Poet to Poet. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DCF; DSBF; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 120 x 12. Weight in Grams: 126. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Main - Poet to Poet
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0013802
ISBN
9780571214839

€ 4.64

Paperback. Presents the record of the author's struggle to 'fashion his inner life for himself'. Editor(s): Abbs, Peter. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBF; DSC; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 208. Good copy,some light wear,
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Edition
Reprint
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTK0095428
ISBN
9780140182767

€ 4.64

Hardcover. This text deals with the configurations in the literature and culture of 16th-century England. It looks at works of courtly writers like Ralegh, Spenser, and Sidney, examining their ideas on the human body, politics, gender, and national identity. Num Pages: 224 pages, notes, index, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 2AB; 3JB; DSBD; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 12. Weight in Grams: 300. Keywords: "Subjects - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - History & Criticism - Literary Studies - 16th to 18th Centuries,Subjects - Society, Politics & Philosophy - Social Sciences - Cultural Studies,Education Resource"
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Edition
2000th Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS0051744
ISBN
9780333761021

€ 67.50

Paperback. Contemporary Irish poetry is normally read and evaluated in the light of the tradition of William Butler Yeats who set the standard for Irish poetry. This work shows that Irish poetry follows the model set by Joyce more than the one set by Yeats. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; DCF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 544. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Syracuse University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0013271
ISBN
9780815604310

€ 15.00

Paperback. This is the first book in English to look at Bataille's work as a whole, exploring its influence in France, the UK and the US, where it has often been associated with the rise of post-structuralism and postmodernism. Bataille's complex philosophy examined the interplay of death and eroticism. Num Pages: 160 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KBB; DSBH; HPCF; JHBZ; JMU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 14. Weight in Grams: 249. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0010998
ISBN
9780415098427

€ 18.00

Paperback. The first comprehensive presentation of Edmund Burke's thinking on international relations, including edited selections of Burke's writings on Ireland, America, and revolutionary France. Num Pages: 376 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSBD; DSK; JPA; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 150 x 22. Weight in Grams: 562. Somee light shelf wear
Publisher
Perseus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTK0100408
ISBN
9780813368290

€ 30.29

Paperback. A follow-up to Margaret Forster's "Hidden Lives" (a family memoir of three generations of women), this account takes up the story of her gritty northern father. She looks back at his life and character, evoking incidents from her Cumbrian childhood, his working life and his stubborn old age. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 188. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear. Some wear on corners
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSK0000058
ISBN
9780099275749

€ 4.64

Paperback. Tells the story of the author's parents' lives - largely in their own words. They remember every detail of their Dublin childhoods. Through their eyes, we see the intensely Catholic society of their youth being transformed into the vibrant, modern Ireland. This is the author's first non-fiction book. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BG; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 199 x 22. Weight in Grams: 300. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KOC0018246
ISBN
9780099449225

€ 4.64

Paperback. A guide to the increasingly allusive and complex Peppercanister poems. All the poems are discussed in chronological order and are accompanied by illustrations and reproductions of covers, which are fully explained in the text. Num Pages: 288 pages, 25 illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 408 273pp
Publisher
University College Dublin Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KHS1017407
ISBN
9781900621533

€ 16.00

Hardcover. This text studies the cheap printed literature which was read in 18th- and 19th-century Ireland and the cultures of its audience. Series: Early Modern History: Society and Culture. Num Pages: 258 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; DSBD; DSBF; HBTB; JFC; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 24. Weight in Grams: 480. 8vo. Good copy
Publisher
Palgrave Schol, Print UK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Edition
1997th Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0299266
ISBN
9780333666845

€ 65.00

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Matthews, Tom. Num Pages: 120 pages, 5ill. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBW; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 145 x 10. Weight in Grams: 164. 113pp
Publisher
Poetry Society
Number of pages
120
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0197833
ISBN
9781902121000

€ 4.64

Paperback. Developing the themes contained in his ground-breaking Mere Irish and Fior-Ghael, Leerssen examines national self-image through the two cultural spheres of literary and historical scholarship. Series: Critical conditions - field day monographs. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; DSB; HBJD1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 159 x 18. Weight in Grams: 488. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTJ0050702
ISBN
9781859181119

€ 14.00

Paperback. Heralded as the 'new Harry Potter', Stephenie Meyer's wildly popular Twilight is a young adult vampire romance series in which teenaged Bella falls for a vampire, Edward, and is drawn into his and his family's morally grey universe, facing countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas. Editor(s): Wisnewski, J. Jeremy; Housel, Rebecca. Series Editor(s): Irwin, William. Series: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK; HPX; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 378. Clean copy in good to very good condition. Some light shelf wear.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRF0007050
ISBN
9780470484234

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Series: The Wisconsin project on American writers. Num Pages: 261 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 165 x 23. Weight in Grams: 544. Wisconsin Project on American Writers
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press Wisconsin
Number of pages
261
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Edition
F First Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0003054
ISBN
9780299122201

€ 24.99
€ 4.64

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